Swarm of earthquakes strikes near California-Nevada border


TAHOE, Calif. (KRON) – The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting multiple earthquakes that struck Thursday afternoon near the California-Nevada border.

Residents across the Bay Area reported feeling multiple shakes.

Around 3:49 p.m., an earthquake hit Markleeville, which has since been upgraded to 6.0 magnitude.

It was measured at 6 miles in-depth and was about 38 miles south of Lake Tahoe.

Since then, at least 40 aftershocks have been felt.

The largest aftershock was recorded at 4.6 magnitude near Dardanelle around 4:33 p.m.

At this time, there are no reports of injuries or damages.

BART is not experiencing any service delays, according to officials.

Cal OES posted to Twitter reporting that they are monitoring the impacts following the quakes.


Check back for more details as this is developing.

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